Charles Edward Strohm, 80, Korea vet, Raymark manager, Brickerville United Lutheran member

By on October 11, 2017

Charles Edward Strohm, 80, died at his Elizabeth Township home on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017.

Born in Elizabeth Township, Ed was the son of the late Edgar L. and Mary (Gordon) Strohm. He celebrated 61 years of marriage with his wife Pauline R. (Miller) Strohm, on July 21.

Ed served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War onboard the USS Fairview (EPCER 850). He worked as a manufacturing manager for Raymark Friction Company, Manheim, from 1959 to 1996. He was an active longtime member of Brickerville United Lutheran Church.

In addition to his wife Pauline, Ed is survived by their three children: Lois S., wife of John Kreiter of Lititz; Denise S., wife of Kerry S. Bomberger of Englewood, Fla.; and Cory E. Strohm, husband of Julie (Nagle) of Lititz; three grandchildren: Nikole, Dezi, and Chelsea; and three great-grandchildren: twins Emma and Madison, and Jake.

Ed was preceded in death by his: son Bruce Edward Strohm; and two brothers: Ronald Lee Strohm and Ralph R. Ella.

Private graveside services in Old Zion Church Cemetery will take place at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Brickerville United Lutheran Church, 340 E. 28th Division Hwy., Lititz, PA 17543.

To place a condolence online, visit SnyderFuneralHome.com. Spacht-Snyder Family Funeral Home & Crematory, Lititz, was entrusted with the arrangements.

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